Scrapbooks and albums: Kathleen Kennedy, family and friends, 1939-1942

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Title
Scrapbooks and albums: Kathleen Kennedy, family and friends, 1939-1942
Collection
Kennedy Family Collection
Finding Aid | Digitized Content
Digital Identifier
KFC-073-001
Date(s) of Materials
1939-1942
Folder Description
This photograph album, compiled by Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, documents her life, travels, and social activities from 1939 to 1942. Photographs document time spent at the Kennedy family’s residences in Palm Beach in Florida, Hyannis Port in Massachusetts, and Bronxville in New York; aboard the S.S. Washington en route to New York City, New York, from Europe; at the 1939 New York World’s Fair; in Sainte-Marguerite-du-lac-Masson in Quebec, Canada; at the Maryland Hunt Cup near Reisterstown, Maryland; at the Berkshire Music Festival (now called the Tanglewood Music Festival) in Lenox, Massachusetts; at Bailey’s Beach in Newport, Rhode Island; as a bridesmaid in the wedding of Kennedy family friend, Anne McDonnell, to Henry Ford II, in Southampton, New York; at the Edgartown Regatta on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts; on a camping trip in Wise River, Montana; on a trip to England; at the Beachcomber Lounge in Boston, Massachusetts; at Club Waikiki in New York City; at the Scranton family estate in Scranton, Pennsylvania; on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota; at the Coleman and Schweppe family estates in Lake Forest, Illinois; and at parties at both Kathleen’s apartment and the apartment of Kennedy family friend Inga Arvad in Washington, D.C. Other locations pictured include Narragansett, Rhode Island; Greenwich, Connecticut; Lexington and Chatham, Massachusetts; Seminole, Florida; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Charleston, South Carolina. Family members pictured in photographs include Kathleen’s parents, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy; her siblings, Joseph P. “Joe” Kennedy, Jr., John F. “Jack” Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy, Patricia “Pat” Kennedy, Robert F. “Bob/Bobbie” [sic] Kennedy; Jean Kennedy, and Edward M. “Ted/Teddy” Kennedy; her grandparents, John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald and Mary Josephine Hannon Fitzgerald; and cousin, Joseph Francis “Joey” Gargan, Jr. Over one hundred friends and acquaintances also appear in photographs, many of whom are identified in original captions. Those who appear more than once within the album include: Edward E. Moore and Mary Moore; Tom Killefer; Torbert "Torb" Macdonald; Richard J. “Dick” Cotter, Jr.; Nancy Van Vleck; Beverly A. “Bev” Bogert; C. Z. “Cizzie” Cochrane; John “Zeke” Coleman, Jr.; Nancy Tenney; Charlotte McDonnell; Francis Huger “Mac” McAdoo, Jr.; Cynthia “Cynth” McAdoo; Kirk LeMoyne “Lem/Leem” Billings; Thomas Henry “Harry” Dixon; John “Johnny” Pyne; Appie Whitney; Eben Pyne; Alison “Allie/Ally” Pyne; Cammann “Cam” Newberry; Constance “Connie” Shepard; James Ayer “Jim” Rousmaniere; Helen MacDonald; Marie Murray; Cyrus Robinson “Cy” Taylor; Nelson Macy, Jr.; William Fuller “Bill” Borland; George Morris Cheston; William Warren “Bill” Scranton; Abbott Widdicombe; Gaspard d’Andelot “Don” Belin; Harriet Bundy “Hattie” Belin; Stanley Rogers “Stan” Resor; Anne Reed; Charles Alfred “Chuckie/Chucky” Pillsbury; Jane "Pil" Pillsbury; Muriel Macy; Demarest "Demi" Lloyd, Jr.; George Houk Mead, Jr.; Richard R. “Dick” Flood; Elizabeth Wayne “Betty” Coxe; Charles “Chuck” Spalding; Inga Arvad; and Mary Dickey. Also pictured are industrialist Henry Ford, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Clementine Ogilvy Spencer Churchill. Original handwritten captions are written in black ink on many of the leaves. This photograph album contains 636 photographic prints and two photo fragments.
Extent / Physical Description
1 photograph album (198 pages; 15.984 x 12.598 x 1.969 inches)
Series
Series 4. Embassy Years, 1938-1941.
Preferred Citation
Copyright John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. Kennedy Family Collection. Scrapbooks and albums: Kathleen Kennedy, family and friends, 1939-1942. KFC-073-001. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
Person(s)
Contributor(s)
Kennedy, Kathleen, 1920-1948
Media Type
Associated Record(s)
Use Restriction Note
Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
Copyright Notice
Documents in this collection that were prepared by officials of the United States as part of their official duties are in the public domain. Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excesses of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. The copyright law extends its protection to unpublished works from the moment of creation in a tangible form.

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